WOU CERT Resources




Disaster can strike when you least expect it… SO PREPARE


Make a Plan ~ Develop an emergency plans which includes evacuation from home, work, and your community.  Gather emergency phone numbers and send the information about your plan to a relative or friend in another state.  It also can help to send them a copy of important numbers you will need on Insurance, Medical records, banks, etc..  


Let’s throw down some ‘did-you-knows’ (courtesy of the Red Cross):Home Fire Escape MAR 2018-plan

  • Did you know that only 26% of families have developed and practiced a home fire escape plan?
  • Did you know that having a working smoke alarm cuts the chance of serious injury or death in a home fire by 50%?
  • Did you further know that drawing up and teaching your kids and household members a simple, easy-to-follow home fire escape plan is much less arduous than you think and can be turned into a fun afternoon activity?

Link to PDF Fire Escape Plan for home and family.


Make a Kit ~ Collect and assemble supplies which include food, water and/or water filters, and supplies for at least 3 days. Here are examples of ideas to include in your kit.


Get Trained ~ Learn about the hazards that may strike your community, the risks you face from these hazards, and your community’s plans for warning and evacuation. Learn how to shut off your utilities safely, and learn how to shelter in place, both at home, work, or traveling.  CERT Training provides important disaster preparedness.


The Great Oregon ShakeOut – Get Ready!

 Great Oregon ShakeOut  

10-20-16 at 10:20 am



CERT Groups around the Willamette Valley





Susan Griffin, Program Manager (503) 838-8226 | or e-mail:  | Location: HSS 234